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Recall Makes Death Wish Coffee's Name a Bit Awkward

Nitro Cold Brew recalled over botulism fears

(Newser) - Makes you wonder if the executives at Death Wish Coffee regret their business name choice, even just a little bit: The coffee company is recalling its Nitro Cold Brew over risks it could contain the deadly botulin toxin. "After several rounds of testing, a process specialist has recommended that... More »

Dad of 2 Dies of Botulism Tied to Nacho Cheese

Toxin found in cheese served at California gas station

(Newser) - The same nacho cheese that left a woman paralyzed has now resulted in a man's death. Health officials in California say one of 10 people hospitalized after eating nacho cheese containing the botulinum toxin at Valley Oak Food and Fuel in Walnut Grove has died, per NPR . Family members... More »

Condi: We Feared We Were Poisoned

But detected deadly White House toxin turned out to be false alarm

(Newser) - Condoleezza Rice recounted the day that she, President Bush, and Dick Cheney believed they had been exposed to a lethal toxin by terrorists. Cheney suddenly appeared on a secure video conference screen just weeks after 9/11 while Rice and Bush were traveling in China for the APEC summit. He warned... More »

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